A Weekly Look at Grant Elementary School & the Grant PTA
Week of February 18, 2019
A Message from the Principal:
In the spirit celebrating of our inspiring students at Grant, I'd like to share this uplifting TedTalk that honors "childish" thinking: bold ideas, wild creativity and especially optimism.
Intent to Return Form, 2/22
Grant Cares Gift Card Drive
Grant Adopt a Book Starts Now! 1/28-2/23
Grant School Library Petaluma Link on Amazon: http://a.co/0KQbtVQ
You can also send in a check for Mrs. Crysdale to purchase a book for the library. Thank you for helping ensure the Grant Library stays interesting and current for our young readers.
Grant Sweetheart Ball, 2/23 Come One, Come All!
All are welcome at the 2nd annual dance! Invitations have been sent and space is limited.
RSVPs were due February 8th! If you forgot, this is the final call! Please send in your form now to attend this event.
*Fun & games
*And so much more!
*We need your help! Please check this link to see how you can pitch in. It's a perfect opportunity
for parents that work during the day to get involved:
Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash, 2/28
The Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash is back! Mrs. Crysdale and Ms Beavers need your help on March 1st. Please check out the sign up genius to see if you might be able to participate!
Please RSVP HERE
Auction Tickets On Sale Now!
This is Grant's biggest fundraiser of the year. It helps the PTA fund classroom items, assist with field trip costs, put on the school play, family BBQ and so much more! So, book your babysitters early, put on your Florals, Fruits, or Fedoras, and join us for an exciting night of Cuban Culture, food, and dancing at our 24th Annual Spring Auction Fundraiser! Tickets are on sale now! You can buy them HERE!
In addition, we also still need volunteers to help set up and take down the event. We know that you are all busy, so the hours are flexible and we are grateful for any help! If you are interested please email firstname.lastname@example.org or sign up at this link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080848a9ad23a3fb6-annual
Year Book Cover Design Contest! Due 3/1
Lucky Strike Bowling, 3/3
Important Upcoming Dates
In the Thank You Column:
- February has been a big month for field trips! Thank you to all the parent volunteers that took time to chaperone and in doing so, made these trips possible.
- Thank you to our 4th & 6th Grade teachers who took time away from their families to go on overnight adventures with their students.
- Thanks to Maryann Pacheco for all her work on the dance & bowling invitations.
At A Glance
February 23 Lucky Ladies Sweetheart Ball at the Hotel Petaluma Ballroom
February 25-Mar. 1 Read Across America
March 3- Lucky Strikes Bowling
March 4-11 Fundraise with School Days
March 7- Final day to turn in invoices for March PTA Reimbursement
March 14- PTA Board Meeting and Association Meeting (elections)
March 18-22- Spring Break
March 28- Ice cream Social